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Film Reviews

Game Theory.

Is Assassin's Creed The Best Video Game Movie Ever Made? Maybe! Is That A High Bar To Clear? Um, Not Really. Assassin's Creed. Director: Justin Kuzal. Writer...

Going Rogue.

More Than Just Eye Candy, The Wonderfully Diverse Rogue One Is The Star Wars Entry We Deserve As Well As The One We Need Right Now. Rogue One: A Star Wars Stor...

A Near Miss.

Weird Script Call To Focus On Emotional Trappings Holds Back What Should've Been A Ruthless Miss Sloane. Miss Sloane. Director: John Madden. Writer: Jonathan...

Water Works.

Moana Earns Points As The Latest Disney Film To Ditch The Princess Model. But In A Year Of Excellent Animated Films, Is That Enough Any Longer? Moana. Directo...

Sea The Point.

Great Performances From Casey Affleck and Michelle Williams Lift The Beautiful and Heartbreaking Manchester By The Sea, One Of The Year's Best Films. Mancheste...

Halftime Flop.

Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk May Be A Great Book, But Its Nuance Is Wholly Lost In Ang Lee's Big Screen Adaptation. Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk. Direct...

Life On Arrival.

By Focusing On Language Over Conflict, Alien Encounter Epic Arrival Beings A Real Humanity To Intergalactic Awe. Arrival. Director: Dennis Villeneuve. Write...

The Good Doctor.

Thanks To Its Visual Spectacle and The Charms Of Its Star, Doctor Strange Indeed Does The Trick. Doctor Strange. Director: Scott Derrickson. Writers: Jon Sp...

Almost Certain.

Kelly Reichardt's Certain Women Is Two-Thirds Of The Way Toward Being A Great Film. Certain Women. Director: Kelly Reichardt. Writer: Kelly Reichardt. Cast:...

A Spirited Take.

As The Only Major Horror Release of Note This Halloween Season, It's A Good Thing Ouija: Origin of Evil Succeeds. Ouija: Origin of Evil. Director: Mike Flanag...
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